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Situated in the heart of Oakland, Schenley Park has come to be Pittsburgh’s civic park. Created in 1889 with land donated by heiress Mary Schenley, the park now contains 456 acres of trails, woods, and attractions. A daily destination for university...more
Great trail and paved paths around the park. Random glimpses of wildlife in this lush green space. Just be sure to bring your phone or GPS if you plan to go on a long run as it can be easy to get lost in this...More
Be ready for a walk. The park is lovely and you can easily get lost. If you are going in the winter months go prepared, it’s really chilly out here. The ice rink is kinda small but there are other activities you can do.
Although we didn’t get to see as much as we have liked still it was picturesque and peaceful. It makes for a nice drive after being in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s a plus that Phipps Conservatory is located in the park, however, paid parking is a...More
We wanted to look at the signature statue and pond and there was nowhere to park without paying a fee. Likewise when we wanted to explore a trail. Nice park but not user friendly in this way. I'm sure the locals know where to park...More
Being from a much smaller locale, Schenley Park offers a lovely green space in the Oakland area. With Pitts campus surrounding the park, there is lots of activity and things to do (golf, Phipps Conservatory, just enjoying the outdoors). A very good place to visit...More
Schneley Park is a great place to walk around! There are great jogging and walking trails that are both paved and unpaved. If you prefer trail runs, this is a great place (so is Frick Park!). Strollers are easy to use at Schenley Park.